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GE to begin digitalization of EDP hydroelectric fleet – HydroWorld

HydroWorldGE to begin digitalization of EDP hydroelectric fleetHydroWorldAccording to a 2017 study performed by GE and the International Hydropower Association, digitalization of the world’s 1,225 GW-worth of installed hydro capacity could equate to an increase of 42 TWh of incremental generation, resulting in US$5 billion …

Local Firm Pioneers Hydropower Here – Alameda Sun

Local Firm Pioneers Hydropower HereAlameda SunNatel, a company at Alameda Point, is developing small-scale turbines that can harness water flow to produce electricity without a dam. Rivers have been harnessed for the production of electricity since 1882. That’s when the world’s first hydroelectric …

Dhaka expresses interest to invest in hydroelectric projects in Nepal – Dhaka Tribune

Dhaka TribuneDhaka expresses interest to invest in hydroelectric projects in NepalDhaka Tribune… recently proposed to invest in hydroelectric projects in Nepal to expand its power options, reports Kathmandu Post. “In order to meet the growing demand, we are considering Nepal a big market that can fulfill our needs,” the premier Nepalese …

Bitcoins and Hydropower: What’s the big deal? – HydroWorld

HydroWorldBitcoins and Hydropower: What’s the big deal?HydroWorldBloomberg reported that the utility “expects to announce agreements in 2018” and envisions cryptocurrency miners using about 5 TWh of power annually from the hydroelectric facilities in the region. A company, called HydroMiner, has been established …

Dubai’s DEWA eyes plan for Arabian Gulf hydropower station – ArabianBusiness.com

ArabianBusiness.comDubai’s DEWA eyes plan for Arabian Gulf hydropower stationArabianBusiness.comDubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has signed an agreement to build a 400MW pumped hydro storage power station in the Arabian Gulf with a storage capacity of approximately 2,500MWh. A memorandum of agreement has been inked with the GCC …and more »

CK Power seeks another hydropower deal in Laos – The Nation

The NationCK Power seeks another hydropower deal in LaosThe NationWhen Xayaburi Hydroelectric Power Project starts to operate on October 1, 2019, it would further boost its net profit, reflecting its strong growth in capacity. Its current production ca…

Ellsworth dam relicensing proceeds apace – The Ellsworth American

The Ellsworth AmericanEllsworth dam relicensing proceeds apaceThe Ellsworth AmericanELLSWORTH — The bitter cold of the new year was a reminder of the glacial pace of relicensing proceedings before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for the Leonard Lake and Graham Lake dams on the Union River. In October 2012, Black Bear Hydro …and more »

Trump: Hydropower “tremendous… fantastic” – HydroWorld

HydroWorldTrump: Hydropower “tremendous… fantastic”HydroWorldPresident Donald Trump said yesterday that he would like to see the United States further increase its hydroelectric capacity, while again mulling re-entry into the Paris Climate Agreement. Speaking at a joint news conference with Norwegian Prime …

Locals eye return to hydropower – Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Monadnock Ledger TranscriptLocals eye return to hydropowerMonadnock Ledger TranscriptNow, not all of those dams are guaranteed to have hydroelectric potential, said Barg. She doesn’t have any numbers for how many in New Hampshire might have that potential, but in neighboring Vermont, about one-fourth of the state’s 1,200 dams have been …

Trump says he wishes US would use hydropower. It already does – CNBC

CNBCTrump says he wishes US would use hydropower. It already doesCNBC”One of the great assets of Norway is a thing called water, and they have tremendous hydropower. Tremendous,” Trump said. “I wish we’d do some of that, but hydropower is fantastic, and it’s a great asset that you have,” he said. Hydropower plants …After 75 minutes with Norway’s prime minister, Donald Trump goes greenQuartz’Stable Genius’ Trump Doesn’t Even Know US Has Been Using HydropowerCarbonated.TV (blog)Trump says he needs US would use hydropower. It already doesKaplan Heraldall 1,021 news articles »

West Springfield’s A&D hydropower facility receives state funding – MassLive.com

MassLive.comWest Springfield’s A&D hydropower facility receives state fundingMassLive.comWEST SPRINGFIELD — The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center recently awarded a $45,000 grant to A&D Hydro Inc. for updates to the West Springfield Dam on the Westfield River. The state grant will help fund the cost of replacing trash racks and …

Trump says he wishes the US would use hydropower. (We do. A lot.) – Washington Post

Washington PostTrump says he wishes the US would use hydropower. (We do. A lot.)Washington PostDuring a news conference with the prime minister of Norway, President Trump offered words of praise for her country. “One of the great assets of Norway is a thing called ‘water,’ ” Trump said, “and they have tremendous hydropower. Tremendous. In fact …and more »

Companies plan mini-hydropower development in Peninsular Malaysia – HydroWorld

Companies plan mini-hydropower development in Peninsular MalaysiaHydroWorldAs a result, small hydropower projects are contributing to Malaysia’s electricity supply, especially in rural areas, according to the International Hydropower Association. In August, Hydroworld.com reported Gunung Hydropower Sdn Bhd, a 90% subsidiary …and more »

Himalayan Hydro Expo 2018 kicks off – Himalayan Times

Himalayan TimesHimalayan Hydro Expo 2018 kicks offHimalayan TimesStating that hydropower is the backbone for economic development and prosperity of the country, President Bhandari said that the government and private sector should focus on investing in development of hydroelectricity. Inaugurating the ‘Himalayan …President bemoans slow pace of hydro developmentThe Kathmandu Postall 6 news articles »

Brazilian official signals end to country’s mega-dam boom – HydroWorld

HydroWorldBrazilian official signals end to country’s mega-dam boomHydroWorldThough large hydroelectric facilities appear to be off the table, with Brazilian energy research company Empresa de Pesquisa Energetica going so far as to remove the most gargantuan of proposals from its 10-year plan, the country still has a …and more »

The era of mega hydropower in Brazilian Amazon appears over – Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)

Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)The era of mega hydropower in Brazilian Amazon appears overDown To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)Luiz Augusto Barroso, the president of the federal energy planning agency, EPE, told O Globo that EPE “decided to take a step back to review the process for planning large hydroelectric dams. There is a paradigm that every hydropower is good and cheap …